A Boost for Plant Based as LIVEKINDLY Collective Africa Gets the Green Light

<strong>A Boost for Plant Based as LIVEKINDLY Collective Africa Gets the Green Light  </strong>

Amidst growing consumer interest in plant-based foods and more sustainable living, RCL FOODS and US-based LIVEKINDLY Collective are proud to announce the establishment of a local plant-based joint venture, LIVEKINDLY Collective Africa, which was approved last week by the Competition Commission. The joint venture will market, sell and distribute all of LIVEKINDLY Collective’s brands –

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INTERIM RESULTS MEDIA RELEASE: MARCH 2021

INTERIM RESULTS MEDIA RELEASE: MARCH 2021

INTERIM RESULTS MEDIA RELEASE: MARCH 2021 STRONG UNDERLYING RESULTS AMIDST TOUGH CONDITIONS BODE WELL FOR RCL FOODS’ NEXT CHAPTER KEY HEADLINES • Revenue up 10.5% mainly due to higher volumes and improved prices in Sugar and Baking, and new business in Vector Logistics• Underlying* EBITDA up 18.0%, and underlying HEPS up 28.0%o Strong Baking performance,

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With her strong work ethic & passion for her team, Natalie helps us do MORE

With her strong work ethic & passion for her team, Natalie helps us do MORE

As one of the biggest food service companies in Africa, Food Partners-RCL FOODS’ out of home division-serves a multitude of different businesses in different channels from Quick Service restaurants, contract caterers, hotels, retail delis to forecourts and bakeries. As the name suggests, the 130-strong Food Partners team are passionate about food and working with its

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RCL FOODS Joins the South African Plastics Pact

RCL FOODS Joins the South African Plastics Pact

OUR SUSTAINABLE BUSINESS DRIVE is about CREATING THE FUTURE. Part of this is about finding MORE environmentally responsible solutions that protect the environment and enrich the communities we operate in. At RCL FOODS our Sustainable Resources framework consists of 3 pillars- MORE Energy self-sufficient operation, MORE water-smart operations and MORE waste-free operations. The MORE waste-free

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Nkomazi – Leave No Young Child Behind

Nkomazi – Leave No Young Child Behind

RCL FOODS the DO MORE FOUNDATION is built on three pillars – DO MORE for Young Children, DO MORE to Ease Hunger and DO MORE to Support Youth. We believe that by focusing on these three pillars in all our projects we can “create better tomorrows” for the young children of South Africa.   The collaborative ‘Leave No Young Child

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Passionate about inspiring individual brilliance, Edwin helps us do MORE

Passionate about inspiring individual brilliance, Edwin helps us do MORE

As the biggest food service business in Africa with over 20 000 customers, Food Partners-RCL FOODS’ out of home division-has a dedicated marketing, customer and operational team to serve a multitude of businesses in different channels from quick service restaurants, contract caterers, hotels, retail delis to forecourts and bakeries. Proud to be part of this team

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Be your own CEO-David Tubb on Leadership

Be your own CEO-David Tubb on Leadership

Commercial Director, David Tubb proves that at the core of RCL FOODS is authentic leadership which is about seeing and doing things differently and displaying judgement, drive and influence.  As a leader in the business, his mantra is that every person needs to be the ‘CEO’ of the world that they control. With this drive

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Enterprise Development in Hammarsdale

Enterprise Development in Hammarsdale

Enterprise Development in Hammarsdale Two early success stories from the initiative are the Owethu Umqhele Cooperative Sewing Initiative and the Moonlight Bakery Cooperative, both born out of the DO MORE FOUNDATION’s Street Business School in 2019. Owethu Umqhele Cooperative Sewing Initiative is made up of a diverse group of 13 youth from Hammarsdale, most of

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Seeing and doing things differently-Devania helps us do MORE

Seeing and doing things differently-Devania helps us do MORE

Payroll Officer, Devania Naidoo, has proven that seeing and doing things differently can enable you to achieve your goals. Her positive attitude and desire to be MORE curious has led her to create MORE impact in her life and at RCL FOODS. We interviewed Devania to hear more about her inspiring journey so far… 1.Before

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RCL FOODS says Y.E.S to youth

RCL FOODS says Y.E.S to youth

Creating a secure future for our company and country starts with inspiring great people – youth included. Against a backdrop of rising youth unemployment, RCL FOODS has been working to make a difference to young people’s lives both within and beyond the organisation. Our participation in the Y.E.S. (Youth Employment Service) Programme is one initiative

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Helisha’s journey of MORE: From Management Trainee to Junior Business Analyst

Helisha’s journey of MORE: From Management Trainee to  Junior Business Analyst

Passionate about inspiring great people, RCL FOODS offers exceptional development opportunities to self-motivated, talented individuals that enable them to achieve their career ambitions! Through a fast-paced, accelerated learning environment, Management Trainees, like Helisha Pillay, are empowered with the development, experience and mentorship needed to take them to leadership levels within RCL FOODS. We touched base

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SEEDING THE GROUND FOR SUCCESSFUL LAND REFORM

SEEDING THE GROUND FOR SUCCESSFUL LAND REFORM

. At RCL FOODS, land reform has been embraced as an opportunity for positive transformation in its primary commodity value chains, where several sustainable land reform projects have been established. These range from community-based joint ventures to long-term partnerships with land reform mentees and small-scale growers, all of which have provided workable models for successful land transformation and community economic development. Some highlights of this journey in the sugar space are shared below.

With her Authentic Leadership, Paula helps us do MORE.

With her Authentic Leadership, Paula helps us do MORE.

Paula Dovey, Vector Logistics’ ICSE Executive proves that authentic leadership is about being authentically you, learning from those around you and inspiring others to do MORE. We interviewed Paula on her life and role and here’s what she had to say: 1.Tell us more about Paula and what you are passionate about. I am married

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Growing and Transforming RCL FOODS-Ilse helps us do MORE

Growing and Transforming RCL FOODS-Ilse helps us do MORE

Transformation Director, Ilse Gravett-Hultzer proves that at the core of RCL FOODS is authentic leadership which is about seeing and doing things differently, displaying judgement, drive and influence. Her mantra, “with resilience and creativity, we can get anything done”, inspires her team to have MORE impact, despite COVID-19 challenges. Here’s what we learnt in our

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The RCL FOODS Technical School goes virtual

The RCL FOODS Technical School goes virtual

We are intentional about developing our people at RCL FOODS. That’s what the RCL FOODS Technical School is all about. This year we are doing things differently and going 100% virtual! We discuss this exciting development with Wes Schwimmbacher (Agriculture and Feed Director) and Dr Sanjay Maharaj (Cobb and Agriculture Excellence Director). 1. For someone who is

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Enterprising twin sisters cut into a male-dominated field

Enterprising twin sisters cut into a male-dominated field

Kate and Carol Repinga may have been the daughters of the man who introduced rural Nkomazi small-scale farmers to cane growing in the 1990s, but neither thought they would ever work full-time in the cane industry. Both studied commerce degrees and, with few employment opportunities in the region, both moved to Johannesburg where Kate became

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Authenticity, empowerment and growth – Mpume makes her mark at RCL FOODS

Authenticity, empowerment and growth – Mpume makes her mark at RCL FOODS

Passionate about inspiring great people, RCL FOODS offers exceptional development opportunities to self-motivated, talented individuals that enable them to achieve their career ambitions! Through a fast-paced, accelerated learning environment, Management Trainees, like Mpume Nkosi, are empowered with the development, experience and mentorship needed to take them to leadership levels within RCL FOODS. Passionate about people,

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Being adaptive must become the new normal for business

Being adaptive must become the new normal for business

The current global pandemic has brought many businesses and industries to a grinding holt, with many companies learning how to navigate a new normal for business, safety and life as we know it. The consequences of Covid-19 have been felt across all industries in the global economy, forcing businesses to pivot and adapt their supply

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Always ready to lend a helping hand – Lulu helps us do MORE

Always ready to lend a helping hand – Lulu helps us do MORE

Born a stone’s throw away from two of RCL FOODS’ chicken processing sites in Hammarsdale to now living walking distance from the RCL FOODS national office it seems Lulu Khumalo was destined to follow her passion to do MORE and build a thriving career at RCL FOODS. We touched base with Lulu to find out

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RCL FOODS Commercial Analyst – Richard helps us do MORE

RCL FOODS Commercial Analyst – Richard helps us do MORE

Passionate about empowerment, development and encouragement, RCL FOODS brings a diverse range of career aspirations to life through our fast-paced Management Trainee Programme. Richard Stanley, one of RCL FOODS’ Commercial Analysts is a true example of a self-motivated Management Trainee who through the fast-paced, accelerated learning environment is on track to becoming one of our

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Fraud Alert

Fraud Alert

Criminal syndicates claiming to be RCL FOODS are fraudulently attempting to apply for credit, invite tender applications and ‘recruit’ on our behalf (for a fee). Please be aware that we will never contact a supplier or prospective supplier via SMS or social media to invite them to tender, nor would RCL FOODS- or organisations acting

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No Stopping for Nash

No Stopping for Nash

Nash Subhan is a man with a passion for MORE IMPACT – and even more so during SA’s COVID-19 lockdown! Nash is the Technical Trainer for Chicken Agriculture in KZN and spends most of his time doing, organising or developing training to meet the needs of our Breeder farms, Hatcheries and Broiler farms. During the

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Together we Can DO MORE to Ease COVID-19 IMPACT

Together we Can DO MORE to Ease COVID-19 IMPACT

As South Africa works to contain the novel coronavirus, the DO MORE FOUNDATION is leveraging the power of partnerships to ease hunger in vulnerable households and to provide much-needed support for parents and caregivers. This is a decisive and tightly coordinated strategic response to two issues that became glaringly obvious when the Covid-19 lockdown was

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